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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Today’s News

Three people hospitalised and major traffic delays following crash on Dublin's south quays

The collision involving four cars occurred at 2.10pm on Wellington Quay.

From The42 'They're much better than the 2005 Champions League-winning team... Even Steven Gerrard admits it' Top Class

'They're much better than the 2005 Champions League-winning team... Even Steven Gerrard admits it'

Michael Owen has heaped praise on the current Reds side.

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12-year-old Australian boy steals family credit card to fly to Bali alone

The boy ran away from his Sydney home after a row with his mother.


Ulster Bank says customer account issue was 'a result of human error'

Some customers said their bank cards have been declined, even though they recently got paid.

Canadian man charged over Toronto van attack in which 10 people were killed

Alek Minassian has been charged with 10 counts of premeditated murder.

Young boy awarded 'grief money' over sister's death in hit-and-run

Vanessa Siatka was killed in the Phoenix Park in 2015, a year before her brother was born.

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Fans react with horror to Leeds' announcement of tour to war-torn Myanmar

The country is in a period of violent unrest, and the decision has angered many supporters.

Man who spent year in prison for crime he didn't commit has violent disorder conviction quashed

28-year-old Declan Tynan is now likely to apply for a certificate of miscarriage of justice from the courts.

8 of the craziest optional extras for your luxury car - plus how to buy a purring Jaguar for under €20k

People named in affidavit about INM to be given access to redacted copies

It comes after a court ruling in favour of an agreement reached between INM and the ODCE.

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

Public asked to help find woman who is missing from Cork

Deirdre Aherne was last seen at about 5pm yesterday.

Supreme Court told that judges have no power to decide if Dáil privilege is being used correctly

Denis O’Brien’s legal team has argued that TDs’ “extraordinary privilege” had led to a breach of his privacy in 2015.

Family appeals for return of Trixie after van stolen with pet dog inside

The van was stolen as owner Tim Mullins went into a garage to buy a paper.

From The42 Leinster great Isa Nacewa to retire from rugby this summer Isa Isa Isa

Leinster great Isa Nacewa to retire from rugby this summer

Ireland international Richardt Strauss will also retire next month while out-half Cathal Marsh and flanker Peadar Timmins have been released.

Father of British toddler Alfie Evans says doctors are 'gobsmacked' he's surviving without life support

The terminally ill 23-month-old has been off life support for nine hours.

Fardy and Furlong join Sexton in European Player of the Year shortlist

There are two Racing players in the five-man shortlist, Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa and French scrum-half Maxime Machenaud.

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage Exclusive

The man is understood to have married an Eastern European woman.

Two men charged after €248,000-worth of drugs seized in Dublin

Amphetamine, cannabis and cash were seized by gardaí yesterday.

Scouting Ireland CEO pulls out of appearance before government committee as fallout from rape allegation continues

It emerged last weekend that a scout leader accused of a sexual assault remains under investigation by gardaí and the DPP.

Gareth Hutch murder accused who went on hunger strike after prison transfer now takes court case

Jonathan Keogh says he was not given any reason for his transfer from Mountjoy Prison to Portlaoise.

Irish Rugby says job advert for unpaid full-time intern that needed a masters or PhD was a 'mistake'

The high requirements for a position that is unpaid had been described as “totally wrong”.

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World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US

Doctors hope the man will regain near-normal urinary and sexual functions.

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Poll: Do you think you get enough exercise?

This week, school children are being urged to get out and try out new physical activities as part of Active Schools Week.

Life sentence sought for submarine builder over murder of Swedish journalist

Peter Madse is accused of premeditated murder, aggravated sexual assault and desecrating a corpse.

Family 'very concerned' for missing man (78) who speaks no English and suffers memory loss

The man was visiting his daughter in Dún Laoghaire.

Most Irish people would rather campaign posters were banned in the run up to the referendum

Things are getting tense in the build-up to the referendum on the Eighth Amendment, and many people would rather there were no campaign posters at all.

Man suspected of setting karaoke lounge on fire, killing 18, was 'drunk and had a fight'

The suspect reportedly used a motorcycle to block the building’s door.

George Bush Sr hospitalised the day after his wife's funeral

Barbara Bush, wife of the former president, died last Tuesday after 73 years of marriage.

Irish Water wants to pump water from Shannon to Dublin for first major upgrade in 60 years

The utility is asking for planning permission for a pipeline to connect Shannon water to many parts of Leinster.

'He had a headache on Christmas Eve and died the next day': Wife describes husband's meningitis

“We don’t want other people to lose a family member like this and we want everyone to be aware of the disease.”

'Sarah Jane would like to live independently with support. No such service or plan is possible'

The Dáil finally voted to accept the Convention even though not all legislation has been passed or even enacted, writes Suzy Byrne.

Police search for motive as death toll rises to 10 after van ploughs into Toronto crowd

“The incident definitely looked deliberate,” Police Chief Mark Saunders said.

'Giving the facts': RefCom has published its information booklet on the upcoming vote

The booklet will be delivered to 2.2 million homes.

Woman who lives in nursing home granted possession of house occupied by squatter since 2016

The woman acquired the bungalow at Mount Merrion Avenue, Blackrock in 2013 but has resided at a nursing home since 2007.

Bertie and Barroso dream up the Halloween party of Leo's nightmares

Bertie Ahern advises on the art of politics.

Teenagers' personal details illegally accessed by hackers at Carlow school

A full garda investigation is now underway.

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